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Wellbeing, Positive Education & Outdoor Education

Wellbeing, Positive Education & Outdoor Education

Posted by James Cummins
Categories: positive psychology - meditation - smiling mind - + positive education - + education - + parenting - + exercises

Wellbeing, Positive Education and Outdoor Education. Hand in hand the three do stand! Our primal desire to be in open space, to stand with the trees or sit in the sand can be satisfied when we go bush. We connect with mother earth and our brother and sister when we unite around the camp fire. […]

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Teaching and practicing the skills of wellbeing

Teaching and practicing the skills of wellbeing

Posted by James Cummins
Categories: positive psychology - meditation - smiling mind - + positive education - + education - + parenting - + exercises - + events

In the face of rising levels of poor mental health, it is critical we equip ourselves and the young people in our care with the knowledge & skills to build and broaden levels of resilience. Teaching and practicing the skills of wellbeing and positive education can and will buffer against the increasing distress in a […]

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Question: Why practice mindfulness?

Question: Why practice mindfulness?

Posted by James Cummins
Categories: positive psychology - meditation - smiling mind - + positive education - + education - + parenting

Answer: To reduce the impact of stress. As humans we are experiencing alarming rates of stress. The speed of life, instant messaging, the trend of instant gratification, an ever increasing ability “to see more, do more and be more” is having a noticeable impact. Poor health levels continue to rise. Like the rising seas of […]

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